Mailnag Alternatives

    Mailnag is described as 'daemon program that checks POP3 and IMAP servers for new mail. On mail arrival it performs various actions provided by plugins. Mailnag comes with a set of desktop-independent default plugins for visual/sound notifications, script execution etc'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Mailnag for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is POP Peeper, which is free. Other great apps like Mailnag are PopTrayU (Free, Open Source), nPOPuk (Free, Open Source), Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) (Free) and Gmail Notifier Pro (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Apr 15, 2020

    1. POP Peeper is an email notifier that runs in your Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on your POP3, IMAP (with IDLE support), Hotmail\MSN\LiveMail, Yahoo, GMail, Mail.com, MyWay, Excite, iWon, Lycos.com, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero accounts.
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    2. Have you fallen in love with the fabulous email notifier program Poptray, but you're running a newer version of Windows than PopTray was designed for? Now there's a new option. Developer Jessica Brown has built upon PopTray to create PopTrayU!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      nPOPuk is an ultra-small, but comprehensive, e-mail client that runs on a wide range of Windows-based operating systems

      Discontinued

      Not updated since 2017.

    3. Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) is a free POP3 mail monitor with multiple accounts support. It sits silently in your system tray, and notifies you about new messages in your mailboxes. Then you can preview messages and delete unwanted mail in order to avoid spam and viruses.
    4. Gmail Notifier Pro is a Windows application capable of checking multiple Gmail accounts for new mail and display notifications. Feature highlights - Check multiple Gmail accounts, including Google Apps, for new mail. - Supports both Atom and IMAP protocols for mail.
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    5. Howard is a replacement for the Windows Live Messenger email notification. A tooltip and a sound will notify you about a new email. The tooltip shows you the sender and email subject. Just click the tooltip or icon to open your inbox in your browser or Windows Mail.
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    6. Gmail™ Panel (and Notifier) is an easy-to-use extension for your browser, which can help users to keep track of their Gmail account, while surfing the internet for other information.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Features: 1. No requirement to enter your credentials. 2. Multiple account support 3. Multiple label support 4. Low bandwidth usage by using RSS technology 5. Mark as read, report spam, trash or archive messages right from browser's toolbar
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • PortableApps.com
      PopMan is a POP3 and IMAP4 manager. It can be used to list all e-mails received on your incoming mail server, without having to load these mails completely. Unwanted e-mails can be deleted directly from the server.
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    7. Gmail Peeper is a free Gmail notifier program which provides an attractive and simple way to check for new mail messages without opening your browser! Gmail Peeper Features 1. Run application at startup 2. Minimize to tray

      Discontinued

      From their website: “Please note that the development of Gmail Peeper is deprecated. It works but won't receive updates.”

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